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The Shins’ James Mercer teams with Kyle Crane for “Wishing Cap” (listen)

Kyle Crane's guest-filled solo album also features Band of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Conor Oberst, M. Ward, Peter from Peter Bjorn & John, and more.

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Jessica Pratt (photo by Samuel Richard)
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12 New Songs Out Today

Listen to new songs by Jessica Pratt, Thom Yorke, Phoebe Bridgers, Christine & The Queens, Primitive Man, Myrkur, Autechre, Y La Bamba, Homeshake, and more.

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watch 3/4ths of R.E.M. reunite w/ mems of Sleater-Kinney, Decemberists & more for Scott McCaughey benefit

Lots of R.E.M. songs were played, Colin Meloy, James Mercer and Scott himself (who's on the road to recovery after a stroke in November).

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Modest Mouse release another new song & more LP details

Modest Mouse already put out two songs from their new album, Strangers to Ourselves, and now they've got a third out, "The Best Room." Listen, and check out the just-revealed album tracklist, below...

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Fruit Bats’ Eric D Johnson releasing a solo LP as EDJ feat. James Mercer & more, playing NYC after tour w/ Delta Spirit

Though Fruit Bats are no more, main member Eric D. Johnson is now pursuing a solo career, which should hopefully fill that Fruit Bats void in our li...

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Broken Bells on tour, cool visuals included (video & dates)

Broken Bells at Webster Hall in March (more by PSquared)

Broken Bells, the duo of Shins singer James Mercer and producer/instrumentalist Danger Mouse (also of Gnarls Barkley and many others), have been supporting this year's After the Disco on tour this year (maybe you caught them in NYC at Webster Hall or Baby's All Right)...

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Baio on tour, remixed Broken Bells who (like Flaming Lips) covered the Beatles on ‘Letterman’ (dates, streams & videos)

Baio at LPR in 2013 (more by Jonathan Bernstein)

Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio, who is a solo artist as just Baio, has been on a short DJ tour this month which wraps up this weekend...

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Broken Bells played 3 songs at Baby’s All Right (pics)

Broken Bells (aka Shins singer James Mercer and production wizard Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley and others) will release their funky new album After the Disco this week (2/4), and ahead of its release they stopped in NYC for a very short show at new-ish Brooklyn venue Baby's All Right on Friday (1/31)...

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Broken Bells announce 2014 tour (Webster Hall included)

Broken Bells at Irving Plaza in 2010 (more by Alexander Stein)

Broken Bells, the collaborative project of James Mercer (The Shins) and Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Grey Album, etc), are returning with a new album, After the Disco, in January via Columbia, and they've now announced a February/March tour in support of it...

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Broken Bells (James Mercer & Danger Mouse) releasing new LP (stream a track)

Broken Bells at Irving Plaza in 2010 (more by Alexander Stein)

James Mercer (The Shins) and Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Grey Album, etc) are reviving their Broken Bells side project to release the followup to their 2010 self-titled debut, After the Disco, in January 2014 via Columbia...

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